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Effect of the Sun's Energy on the Ocean and Atmosphere part of CLEAN Collection

In this mock mission, students become members of a research team and conduct a series of tasks to audit Earth's radiative budget. They use a Java Applet/visual viewer to access satellite data sets, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Using NASA NEO and ImageJ to Explore the Role of Snow Cover in Shaping Climate part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity students download satellite images displaying land surface temperature, snow cover, and reflected short wave radiation data from the NASA Earth Observation (NEO) Web site. They then ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

The Earth's Heat Budget part of CLEAN Collection

Hands-on laboratory activity that allows students to investigate the effects of distance and angle on the input of solar radiation at Earth's surface, the role played by albedo, the heat capacity of ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Natural causes, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate
Resource Type: Activities

Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming part of CLEAN Collection

The activity follows a progression that examines the CO2 content of various gases, explores the changes in the atmospheric levels of CO2 from 1958 to 2000 from the Mauna Loa Keeling curve, and the ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Environmental Science:Energy, Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric structure and composition, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Mitigation of climate change
Resource Type: Activities

Melting Sea Ice part of CLEAN Collection

This activity uses a mix of multimedia resources and hands-on activities to support a storyline of investigation into melting sea ice. The lesson begins with a group viewing of a video designed to ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Ecosystems, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Economics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Global Change and Climate:Sea Level Change, Biology, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Soils
Resource Type: Activities

Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature part of CLEAN Collection

In this classroom activity, students access sea surface temperature and wind speed data from a NASA site, plot and compare data, draw conclusions about surface current and sea surface temperature, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Oceanography
Resource Type: Activities

Understanding Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

This activity teaches students about the albedo of surfaces and how it relates to the ice-albedo feedback effect. During an experiment, students observe the albedo of two different colored surfaces ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Earth's Energy Cycle - Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

Students perform a lab to explore how the color of materials at the Earth's surface affect the amount of warming. Topics covered include developing a hypothesis, collecting data, and making ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Global energy balance, Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

Graphing the Extent of Sea Ice in the Arctic and Antarctic part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students learn about sea ice extent in both polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic). They start out by forming a hypothesis on the variability of sea ice, testing the hypothesis by ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Resource Type: Activities

The Little Ice Age: Understanding Climate and Climate Change part of CLEAN Collection

This is a classroom activity about the forcing mechanisms for the most recent cold period: the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). Students receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

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